Mobile Kino Presents: 2022 Oscar Nominated Short Films | Live Action (OmeU)
Mobile Kino, in collaboration with Interfilm, is excited to once again screen some of the world's best Short Films on the Babylon big screen
Ala Kachuu - Take and Run
MARIA BRENDLE / SWITZERLAND/38 MIN/2020
Language: Kyrgyz, English, German, French with English Subtitles
Sezim, 19 years old, wants to fulfill her dream of studying in the Kyrgyz capital when she gets kidnapped by a group of young men and taken to the hinterland. There, she’s forced to marry a stranger. If she refuses the marriage, she is threatened with social stigmatization and exclusion. Torn between her desire for freedom and the constraints of Kyrgyz culture, Sezim desperately seeks a way out.
On My Mind
MARTIN STRANGE-HANSEN / DENMARK/18 MIN/2021
Language: Danish with English Subtitles
Henrik wants to sing a song for his wife. It has to be today, it has to be now. It’s a question of life, death and karaoke.
KD DAVILA / USA/19 MIN/2020
Language: OV English
In the not-so-distant future, Mateo (20s, Latino) is arrested by a police drone without explanation. Finding himself locked in a fully automated jail with no means of recourse, Mateo realizes he’s fallen through some kind of crack in the system. To get out alive he’ll have to go head-to-head with the labyrinthine, computerized bureaucracy of the privatized American justice system, in search of an actual human being who can set things right.
TADEUSZ LYSIAK / POLAND/30 MIN/2020
Language: Polish with English Subtitles
Lust, sexuality and physicality. These are the deepest desires virgin Julia suppresses while working at a wayside motel. That is until she crosses paths with a handsome truck driver, who soon becomes the object of her fantasies...
The Long Goodbye
ANEIL KARIA / UK/12 MIN/2020
Language: OV English
Riz and his family are in the middle of preparing a wedding celebration when the events unfolding in the outside world arrive suddenly on their doorstep. The result is a devastating and visceral feat of filmmaking, and a poignant poetic cry from the heart.